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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission once held the record for the closest orbit of a planetary body by a spacecraft. Now, that record has been broken — by OSIRIS-REx.
June 17, 2019
Civic Engagement Group Seeking To Increase Voter Registration In Arizona
Arizona is among 14 states targeted by a civic engagement group seeking to increase voter registration.
June 17, 2019
Phoenix Couple Suing City For $10 Million Speak Out About Ordeal
Refusing to accept apologies from Phoenix officials, Iesha Harper and her fiancé are suing the city for $10 million, claiming Phoenix police violated their civil rights.
June 17, 2019
Arizona Teacher
The Arizona Teacher Academy more than doubled its enrollment in its second year of existence. There is more good news for the academy, which promises to pay the tuition of anyone who earns a degree from a public university in Arizona and goes on to teach in Arizona schools.
June 17, 2019
Prescribed Fires Planned Near Grand Canyon
As several wildfires continue to rage across the state, there are a few that are burning on purpose. Three are planned near the Grand Canyon. Fire managers plan to burn an area as early as Tuesday depending on conditions.
June 17, 2019
Feds Aim To Cut Processing Times For Immigration Applications
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a plan to cut the time it takes to process requests to naturalize or become a permanent resident.
June 17, 2019
Mountain Fire Nearing Total Containment
The Mountain Fire east of Cave Creek is 76 percent contained.
June 17, 2019
Water Restored After Well Pumps Fail At Arizona State Prison in Yuma
The Arizona Department of Corrections reported that water service at the Yuma prison was fully restored to all units and conservation measures had been lifted.
June 17, 2019
Adaptive Cruise Control Still Tailgates Human Cognition
In the seemingly never-ending debate over whether computers are better drivers than people, new research shows, at least for now, we may still have a slight edge on the machines.
June 17, 2019
Boas: The Issue Of Abortion
The issue of abortion and how available it should be has been on the front line of debate in the U.S. for more than 50 years.
June 17, 2019
BBC Look-Ahead: Who Will Replace Theresa May?
Questions about political leadership are dominating the international stage right now.
June 17, 2019
Charity Rescues Food, Delivers It To Hungry
Waste Not Perishable Food Rescue and Delivery takes the food that restaurants and grocery stores were going to throw away and gives it to the hungry.
June 17, 2019
Hear The Latest Untold Arizona Podcast
In this episode, we venture into some untold tales about food, fiction and film — some of the little-known arts and culture stories of the Grand Canyon State. In Tucson, we enter the Worlds of Words. Then, we go to a small valley in southern Arizona that has seen the silver screen. Finally, a globetrotting pastry finds its way to Tempe.
June 17, 2019
Exhibit On Linkin Park Frontman Opens Friday
Local photographer Jim Louvau will open up some of his 10,000-photo collection of the late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington this Friday at monOrchid in downtown Phoenix.
June 17, 2019
Sky Harbor Plan Could Reduce Cut-Through Traffic
As part of its long-range plan, Sky Harbor Airport could put the brakes on cut-through traffic. During rush hour, officials said 40 percent of traffic on Sky Harbor Boulevard is just cutting through the airport.
June 17, 2019
Study Warns Of Death Toll Under Hotter Global Warming Scenarios
Scientists said governments must halt global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius to avoid disaster. But current emissions targets could cause warming of 2-3 degrees C by end of century. Now, a new study projects the difference a degree could make.
June 17, 2019
Arizona Ranks 46th In Annual Children’s Report
Arizona’s rank has dropped in a national report about children’s health, education and security. The report said the housing burden has improved nationally, but stalled in Arizona. The report measures 16 indicators and ranks Arizona 39th in housing affordability and 46th overall. Last year, Arizona ranked 45th overall.
June 17, 2019
Saturn
Data from the Cassini probe reveals that the water “fingerprint” of several rings and moons of Saturn is the same as that found on Earth. The discovery could prompt a reassessment of how the solar system formed and where water originated.
June 17, 2019
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In the late 1800s, the Navajo signed a treaty that defined their reservation. But the tribe had already established home beyond those boundaries. Still settlers tried to kick out the Navajo. One white man stepped in to help them get their ancestral land back. And his family would go on to help the Navajo and the U.S. again in a critical way.
3 Navajo Code Talkers Die In A Month
June 17, 2019
Loop 101 Construction Closes Ramps In Scottsdale
More construction begins on the Loop 101, but this time it’s in Scottsdale. The on- and off-ramps for Hayden and Scottsdale roads on Loop 101 will begin closing.
June 17, 2019

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